Patents Assigned to Walters Gardens Inc.
  • Publication number: 20210337713
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of perennial Salvia plant named ‘White Profusion’ characterized by pure, clean, white flowers beginning late spring and continuing through late summer if deadheaded with densely arranged in verticils with light green-colored calyces. The new plant has a compact habit with stiff, upright, heavily-branched stems with very strong tendency to repeat when deadheaded, a strong vigorous growth rate and rugose gray-green foliage. It is useful for landscaping specimens, en masse or as a container plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Applicant: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A. Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33487
    Abstract: A new and unique cultivar of garden Phlox named Phlox ‘Baby Doll White’ multiple-branched, multi-stemmed, short, dense, upright, slowly-spreading habit with clean, glossy, medium-green, lanceolate leaves with exceptiond powdery mildew resistance. Foliage is thick with stiff sterns. Flowers are white initially with pale-lavender blush and small, pale-lavender throat and pale-purple corolla tube produced on branched peduncles and nearly cover the top of the plant beginning early June for about four weeks, about two weeks prior to typical Phlox paniculata cultivars known to the inventor, and repeating for about six weeks. ‘Baby Doll White’ is especially suitable as a potted plant, for the garden, for attracting hummingbirds and butterflies, and for cut flower arrangements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33489
    Abstract: A new and unique X Mangave plant named ‘Wavecrest’ characterized by a compact mound of lanceolate, variegated, coarsely sinuate, folded to concaved foliage. The foliage center is bluish-green and the marginal variegation is variable between yellowish and light chartreuse with a darker chartreuse intermediate zone. Marginal and apical spines are soft and flexible. Leaves develop small, irregular, greyed-purple spots with strong ultra violet light. The new plants is suitable for the garden landscape or as a potted plant in the garden or around the home.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33498
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of winter-hardy, herbaceous, perennial, hybrid Hibiscus plant named ‘Blackberry Merlot’ comprising a compact, upright, mounded habit of multiple, well-branched, basal stems producing flowers beginning in late July for at least eight weeks. Flowers have overlapping, moderately-rippled petals of deep velvety red with dark reddish shiny eye, with the leading margin occasionally folded underneath giving flowers extra strength and resistance to wind damage. The flower buds are dark, purplish gray. The foliage is primarily three-lobed, and rich olive-green with mahogany coloration when young.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33582
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of Echinacea plant named ‘Frankly Scarlet’, with fragrant inflorescences on strong well-branched stems above dark green foliage. The inflorescences produce single whorls of broadly-overlapping, long, broad, scarlet-orange, ray florets that lighten with maturity to coral-orange. The new plant is vigorous and produces a compact habit and flowers from mid-summer to fall frost. The new plant is attractive and suitable as a potted plant, fur the landscape, and for cut flower arrangements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33607
    Abstract: A unique cultivar of Tall Phlox named ‘Ultraviolet’ characterized by vigorous, tall, dense, upright, multi-stemmed, winter-hardy habit with dark-green, lanceolate leaves. Flowering on large heavily branched panicles begins in late-July and continues for up to five weeks completely covering the top of the plant in peak season. Petals are dark magenta-violet with a deep magenta eye. The new plant shows good powdery mildew resistance. The new plant is especially suitable for a cut flower, for the landscape as a potted plant and in the garden as a specimen or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33612
    Abstract: A new and distinct Aster plant named ‘Grape Crush’, with heavily-branched, very rounded mound habit, dark green, lanceolate foliage and large semi-double inflorescences with numerous, overlapping, dark purple florets beginning in late August and continuing for about six weeks. The new plant is useful for landscaping, as a specimen or en masse and as a cut flower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33628
    Abstract: A new and distinct Aster plant named ‘Pink Crush’, with compact, heavily-branched, very rounded mound habit, dark green, lanceolate foliage and large, densely-packed, semi-double inflorescences with numerous, overlapping, rose-pink ray florets with no fading in color beginning in early fall and continuing for up to eight weeks. The new plant is useful for landscaping, as a specimen or en masse and as a cut flower or containers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33630
    Abstract: A new and unique x Mangave plant named ‘Center of Attention’ characterized by a short, rounded mound of fleshy, linear to lanceolate leaves that are flat and mostly straight with light greyed green to greyed-purple and a central band of burgundy-red, margins develop glaucous, dark greyed-purple spotting with intense light. The leaves have numerous medium-sized, firm but flexible marginal teeth distally pointing outwardly and pointing backward in proximal region. Flowers are yellowish and clustered in terminal branches of erect scapes. The new plant is suitable for the garden or as a potted plant in the garden or home.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33631
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of Echinacea plant named ‘The Price Is White’, with fragrant inflorescences on strong well-branched stems producing single whorls of broadly-overlapping, long, broad, white, ray florets that maintain their coloration with little change through maturity. The new plant is vigorous and produces a compact habit and flowers from mid-summer to fall frost with large fragrant inflorescences having a single row of large, broad, white, overlapping ray florets. The new plant is attractive and suitable as a potted plant, for the landscape, and for cut flower arrangements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33632
    Abstract: A new and distinct ornamental perennial Sedum plant named ‘Back in Black’ is characterized by tight-forming upright mounds with dark greyed-purple glaucous foliage that resists powdery mildew and subsequent scaring. The numerous, dark, greyed-purple stems are highly branched and resist lodging in summer heat and rains. Individual flowers of light-pink with deep garnet carpels completely covering the top of the plant. The new plant is useful for the landscape in containers, as specimens or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33665
    Abstract: The new and distinct plant of Buddleia ‘Princess Pink’ is a rounded-mounded, multi-stemmed, winter-hardy butterfly bush with very long, mostly horizontal, thyrse producing sweetly fragrant flowers over a long season beginning mid-summer. Flowers have large petals of purplish-pink that are attractively offset by dark green foliage with silvery undersides. The new plant is valuable for attracting butterflies in the garden, landscaping en masse, as an accent or as a potted specimen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33694
    Abstract: The new and distinct hybrid of Heuchera plant named ‘Toffee Tart’ with rounded, shallowly-dissected leaf blades of amber color develop a light silvery overlay between the veins in spring developing a ginger coloration with silvery overlay between the veins later in the season. The new plant has reddish-brown calyces on short, upright, branched panicles producing creamy white flowers. The new plant is vigorous and produces medium clumps with many dense leaves and is useful in the landscape or in containers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33763
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of Digitalis intergeneric hybrid plant named ‘Flamingo’ is characterized by sturdy, upright and dense habit with dark-green, serrate foliage and densely-branched flower stems with flowers that are open-faced, campanulate, self-cleaning, non-secund, rosy-pink over a long period. The flowers produce an abundance of nectar and are attractive to hummingbirds in the landscape. The new plant is useful in the garden landscape, as a container plant or as a cut flower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33764
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of Digitalis interspecific hybrid plant named ‘Rising Phoenix’ is characterized by sturdy, upright flowering habit with dark-green, serrate foliage and densely-branched flower stems with flowers that are open-faced, campanulate, self-cleaning, non-secund, deep raspberry-pink with light peach interior and long-blooming. The flowers produce an abundance of nectar and are attractive to hummingbirds in the landscape. The new plant is useful in the garden landscape, as a container plant or as a cut flower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33781
    Abstract: A new and distinct ornamental perennial Sedum plant named ‘Tiramisu’ is characterized by tight-forming upright mounds of mostly vertical stems with dark-green to greyed-purple glaucous foliage that resists powdery mildew and subsequent scaring. The numerous, dark, greyed-purple stems produce tall inflorescences that resist lodging in summer heat and rains. Individual cream-colored flowers emerge from light-pink blushed buds. The new plant is useful for the landscape in containers, as specimens or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33795
    Abstract: A new and unique cultivar of garden Phlox named Phlox plant ‘Magenta Pearl’ multi-stemmed, short, upright, slowly-spreading habit with clean green, glossy, lanceolate leaves with exceptional powdery mildew resistance. Foliage is thick on stiff, upright stems. Faint to lightly sweet fragrant flowers of deep magenta-pink faces with light pink halo and darker eye zones midribs are produced on multiple branched peduncles and cover the top of the plant beginning early summer about two weeks prior typical Phlox paniculata cultivars. ‘Magenta Pearl’ is especially suitable as a potted plant, for the garden, for attracting hummingbirds and butterflies, and for cut flower arrangements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33801
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of perennial Salvia plant named ‘Tidal Pool’ characterized by its large, violet-blue flowers with lighter blue interiors from dark violet-blue buds and calyxes strongly blushed with dark greyed-red, densely arranged in verticils. The new plant has a medium height, compact, rounded, low, broad habit with stiff, heavily-branched stems and a strong vigorous growth rate and gray-green foliage. ‘Tidal Pool’ is useful for landscaping as a specimen plant or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33844
    Abstract: The new and distinct plant of Buddleia ‘Lilac Cascade’ is a rounded-mounded, multi-stemmed, winter-hardy butterfly bush with very long, narrow, outwardly drooping flowering thyrse producing a waterfall effect over a long season beginning mid-summer with sweetly-fragrant flowers of pale lilac petals that are attractively offset by dark green foliage with silvery undersides. No seed has been observed since development. The new plant is valuable for landscaping en masse, as an accent or as a potted specimen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP33851
    Abstract: The new Shasta daisy plant, Leucanthemum ‘Banana Cream II’, is a sturdy plant with dark-green serrated foliage and stiff stems. The numerous freely-flowering inflorescences producing two to three rows of ray florets starting light yellow and developing to creamy-colored. The center disk florets are golden yellow. Flowering repeats into fall if deadheaded. The new plant is useful in the landscape as a long-flowering border, in mass, as accent plants and containerized for patio or indoor use, or as a cut flower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen